Russian Defense Ministry surprised over German MPs reaction to Reichstag miniature plansRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 16:32
Iraq's PM orders airstrikes on IS positions in SyriaWorld February 24, 16:09
Nord Stream 2 financing model to be ready by year end - OMVBusiness & Economy February 24, 13:44
Churkin left bright mark in history of Russian diplomacy, Lavrov saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 12:20
Cargo spacecraft docks ISS in automatic modeScience & Space February 24, 11:58
Belarus to present to European Commission report on NPP stress tests' results - ministryBusiness & Economy February 24, 11:36
Funeral ceremony for UN Ambassador Vitaly ChurkinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 10:35
Moscow appoints acting permanent representative to UN after Vitaly Churkin’s deathRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 8:25
Pentagon wants more senior-level talks with Russia on security of flights in Syria — mediaWorld February 24, 8:15
MOSCOW, January 12 (Itar-Tass) — Preliminary investigation into the criminal case against mixed fighting champion Rasul Mirzayev has been completed, and prosecutors have soften the charges against the suspect, accused of fatally punching student Ivan Agafonov, lawyer Oksana Mikhailova who represents the interests of the injured party, told Itar-Tass.
"The probe is finished; the injured parties are reading the case materials," Mikhailova said.
According to the lawyer, the final charges against Mirzayev have been softened to "causing death by negligence." The maximum punishment carried by this Criminal Code article is two years in jail.